Radiation Oncology

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Sinonasal Tumors
  • Proton Radiation Therapy
  • Adult skull base tumors
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - other
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

Clinical and translational research in head and neck and skull base cancers.


Partial list of recent publications:
1. Chan AW/Loeffler JS. Conventionally Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Vestibular Schwannomas: Favorable Outcome with Minimal Toxicity. Neurosurgery. 2005 Jul;57(1):60-69.
2. Pommier P/Chan AW. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Skull Base Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma. Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery. 2006;132:1242-1249.
3. Patel S/Chan AW. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. In: Proton and Heavier Charged Particle Radiotherapy. Delaney T and Kooy H, editors. Lippincott Willimas and Wilkins, 2007.
4. Chan AW and Liebsch NJ. Proton Beam Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. J Surg Oncol. 97(8):697-700, 2008.
5. Truong MT/Chan AW. Proton Beam Radiation Therapy for Sphenoid Sinus Malignancies: Treatment Outcome and Prognostic Factors. Head and Neck 31(10):1297-1308, 2009.
6. Chan AW. Advantages of Proton Beam Therapy. In: Functional Preservation and Quality of Life in Head and Neck Radiotherapy Harari PM, editor. Springer, 2009.
7. Moore MG/Chan AW. Risk of Incisional Recurrence after Midface and Anterior Skull Base Surgery in Sinonasal Malignancies. Skull Base, 2011 (In press).
8. Margalit DN, Chan AW. Proton Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers. In: Head and Neck Cancer: Multimodality Management. Bernier J, editor. Springer, 2011 (In Press).
9. Margalit DN, Chan AW. Particle Therapy for Head and Neck Cancers. Radiation Medical Rounds, 2011 (In Press).
10. Wang JJ/Chan AW. Risk of Pharyngoesophageal Stricture after Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer. Head and Neck, 2011 (In Press).

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Clark Center for Radiation Oncology
100 Blossom Street
Boston, MA 02114-2606
Phone: 617-726-5184
Fax: 617-726-3603
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114 - 3002
Phone: 617-573-4226
Fax: 617-573-4131